The metaphors we stream by: Making sense of music streaming

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Hagen, Anja Nylund;
  • Publisher: University of Illinois at Chicago University Library
  • Journal: First Monday (issn: 1396-0466)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5210/fm.v0i0.6005
  • Subject: humanities; social sciences | Music streaming services; metaphors; user experiences; sense making; practices; Spotify, WiMP; listening; internet

In Norway music-streaming services have become mainstream in everyday music listening. This paper examines how 12 heavy streaming users make sense of their experiences with Spotify and WiMP Music (now Tidal). The analysis relies on a mixed-method qualitative study, comb... View more
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